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Actium, Battle of Syllabification: Ac·ti·um, Bat·tle of
Pronunciation: /ˈaktēəm/ /ˈakSHēəm/

Definition of Actium, Battle of in English:

A naval battle that took place in 31 bc off the promontory of Actium in western Greece, in the course of which Octavian defeated Mark Antony.

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